Tynemouth

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Tynemouth

(tīn`məth, tĭn`–), city (1991 pop. 60,022), North Tyneside metropolitan district, NE England, on the Tyne River. Tynemouth is highly industrialized. Formerly a shipbuilding center and a coal and fishing port, its manufactures now include furniture, textiles, glassware, machine tools, and die castings. It is also a resort. There are remains of a priory founded by King Edwin of Northumbria early in the 7th cent.

Tynemouth

 

a city in Great Britain, in the metropolitan county of Tyne and Wear; part of the Tyneside conurbation. Population, 68,800 (1971). Tynemouth is a resort at the mouth of the Tyne River, on the North Sea. There are fishermen’s moorings in the vicinity.

Tynemouth

a port in NE England, in North Tyneside unitary authority, Tyne and Wear, at the mouth of the River Tyne: includes the port and industrial centre of North Shields; fishing, ship-repairing, and marine engineering. Pop.: 17 056 (2001)